from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A corm-producing Eurasian and North African plant (Colchicum autumnale) having showy colorful flowers that appear in the fall. It is a source of colchicine.

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  • noun Colchicum autumnale, a Fall-blooming colchicum.

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  • noun bulbous autumn-flowering herb with white, purple or lavender-and-white flowers; native to western and central Europe


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